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RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore Poster

The sad news that Captain Tom has passed away this week has hit many of us hard. It’s difficult to imagine a more lived life though. To reach 100 years old and suddenly inspire a nation to raise more than £33 million for the NHS is astounding. To help children digest the news, a guy […] Read more…

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We are in full swing here at ThriftyMum headquarters trying to survive lockdown with two little boys. When the news landed last week, I was actually quite excited about doing the whole “homeschooling” thing. Last spring, the boys hadn’t started primary school yet so with nurseries closed, I just had to keep them entertained and […] Read more…

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Bunny and the bell slumber party

This is a gifted experience in exchange for an honest review. As the nights have started to draw in, more local lockdowns introduced and the weather becoming wetter, I’ve started to think about how we can learn more from the Scandinavians and embrace this season. That sense of cosiness feels essential now so we can […] Read more…

Cloud Watching For Calmer Kids

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This is an extract from Create Your own Calm – an activity book for 6-12 years olds written by Becky Goddard-Hill and published this week by Harper Collins. The book contains 50 activities, all backed by science, to support kids with their big feelings and develop ways they can help themselves to feel calmer. Cloud […] Read more…